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Can Braves win without Mazzone?

...Maddux isn't there anymore. Neither are Tom Glavine, Kevin Millwood, Jaret Wright, Paul Byrd, Jason Marquis, Russ Ortiz or any of the dozens of Braves pitchers who have thrived under the tutelage of Leo Mazzone since 1990. Now Mazzone himself...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2005/10/24/bra_15211.shtml
Braves
Lopez comes to the rescue

...And sometimes you spray paint, and you need more than one coat for the corners. For three innings Tuesday night, Russ Ortiz needed a mural, not a canvas. But, after walking five of the first 17 batters he faced, he adjusted his strokes and...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2003/06/25/bra_379373.shtml
Braves
Braves' new world

...three-year, $25 million offer last winter? Would Russ Ortiz still be Atlanta's ace or Millwood? Did Millwood's...the World Series rather than depend on 21-game winner Russ Ortiz and a cast of thousands in the bullpen? "That's a...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2003/09/26/bra_391290.shtml
Braves
Braves take out Phils

...the Atlanta Braves embraced last winter, but the reality of his $10 million salary forced the issue. The deal for Russ Ortiz didn't receive the same fanfare, but he has as many wins as Millwood, at less than half the price. Ortiz and the...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2003/06/19/bra_378862.shtml
Braves
Braves' offense supports Ortiz

...Wednesday and carry some momentum into tonight's showdown with the Philadelphia Phillies. Mission accomplished, thanks to Russ Ortiz and a surging offense that produced 13 hits against Expos ace Livan Hernandez and Montreal's bullpen in a 6-1 win...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/05/27/bra_416877.shtml
Braves
Ortiz wins 20th with shutout

...a muted one, nothing more than the standard line of handshakes and pats on the back. But for Atlanta Braves pitcher Russ Ortiz exchanging handshakes and back slaps carried more significance than usual. Six days after the Florida Marlins thrashed...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2003/09/20/bra_389303.shtml
Braves
Pitching woes get passed on to Ortiz

...last week of spring training. What if the nominee falls on his face in March? The Braves manager has already named Russ Ortiz to start against the New York Mets on April 6, but after watching the woeful Devil Rays pummel last year's 21-game...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/03/08/bra_408055.shtml
Braves
Ramirez smothers Phillies

...National League Division Series could be a short one. If Braves manager Bobby Cox is reluctant to bring Game 1 starter Russ Ortiz back on three days rest, Ramirez is making his case to take the mound. The rookie left-hander, who began the season...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2003/09/27/bra_391616.shtml
Braves
Braves drop series opener

...on the Atlanta Braves. The rest of the San Francisco lineup knocked around Atlanta's heralded pitching staff while Russ Ortiz threw seven strong innings, carrying the Giants to an 8-5 victory in Game 1 of the NL division playoffs. Down 8-2...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2002/10/02/met_356055.shtml
Metro
Ortiz out of division series rotation

...Mike Hampton to start the first three games, Cox picked his three hottest starters. And by shifting 15-game winner Russ Ortiz to the bullpen, he moved his coldest pitcher out of the picture. Fifth starter Paul Byrd also will pitch from the bullpen...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/10/02/bra_430121.shtml
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